Head of Quality & Legislation

Hays Retail
Greater Manchester
£47000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
08 Sep 2017
06 Oct 2017
Paul Riordan
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Your new company

Located in the highly prestigious St Peter's Square development in the city centre, Distrelec are establishing their new Enterprise Hub and hiring a Quality and Legislation Manager.

The Enterprise Hub will be the European home of functions that deliver the selection and purchasing of products, inventory management, collaboration with suppliers and all of their online marketing and sales websites.
Distrelec, part of the Datwyler group, is a leading online distributor for electronics, automation, measurement technology, IT and accessories in Europe and the exciting new Enterprise Hub in Manchester will be its first operational presence in the UK.

This is an exciting time to be joining their business. Are you up for the challenge?

Your new role

Your role as Head of Quality and Legislation will give you full operational responsibility for defining and establishing the core product quality requirements as well as satisfying the compliance requirements in each of the markets served by the business. You will lead and develop a team of up to 5 people, based across several locations in Europe, requiring a certain amount of remote management, as well as close collaboration with most internal functions and 3rd party regulatory bodies. You will be recognised as the business expert in all aspects of product quality and compliance so your contribution really does count.

What you'll need to succeed

Ideally degree (or equivalent) educated in electrical, electronic or mechanical engineering, you will have a high degree of technical product knowledge relevant to the components market. In addition you will demonstrate an understanding of EU laws, more specifically relating to electronic/electrical products such as CE Marking (RoHS), WEEE, REACH, as well as experience of managing customs tariff code data. What is critical is your desire to continuously improve processes to deliver excellent internal and external customer service. Without doubt you will have the ability to influence and persuade colleagues at all levels and demonstrate strong leadership skills to lead and develop your own team.

What you'll get in return

In addition to the supportive and collaborative work environment, you can expect:

* Excellent flex benefits package together with a bonus for every member of staff + pension
* Flexible working around core hours
* 25 days holiday with option to purchase/sell additional days
* Grade A offices with great transport access
* Opportunity to influence the way we work

By joining the Datwyler family, you will not only enjoy the security, opportunities and benefits that come with the security of a global organisation, but also experience the excitement that a start-up business has to offer.

Distrelec is looking for people who are solution seekers, ready to roll up their sleeves and who are motivated to get things done. Distrelec aspires to be the most dominant distributor in the electro component market by serving its customers through understanding their challenges and seeking solutions to meet their needs.

Distrelec's leadership believe that drive and passion are key to success. They are a customer focused company with big ambitions and an exciting journey ahead. At Distrelec, you're empowered to make your mark. With that, comes unlimited possibilities.

This is an experience that only a few will ever get.

What you need to do now

For more information visit: http://job-essentials.com/uk/distrelec

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